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John Shepherd Cook Wynn

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John Shepherd Cook Wynn (1808-1876) - sometimes spelt Sheppard but Shepherd believed correct as it is used in the National Probate Calendar

1808 December 24th. Born the son of William Harrison Wynn (1764-1838) and his wife Jane Cook (1776-1830)

1836 June 23rd. Married Evelina Warden (presumably the daughter of Joseph Warden).[1]

1837 March 26th. Birth of son John Cook Wynn

1840 May 24th. Birth of son William Henry Wynn

1851 Living at George Street, Edgbaston: John Cook Wynn (age 42 born Birmingham), Manufacturing Steel Toys (?) Tools. with his wife Evelina Wynn (age 37 born Birmingham) and their sons John Cook Wynn (age 14 born Birmingham) and William Henry Wynn (age 10 born Birmingham).Two servants.[2]

1861 Living at Carnden Lodge, Harborne Road, Edgbaston: John S. C. Wynn (age 52 born Birmingham), Manufacturer. With his wife Evelina Wynn (age 47 born Birmingham) and their three children; John C. Wynn (age 24 born Birmingham), Manufacturer; Jane Wynn (age 22 born Birmingham); and William H. Wynn (age 20 born Birmingham), Manufacturer. Two servants.[3]

1871 Living at 36 Harborne Road, Harborne: John S. C. Wynn (age 62 born Birmingham), Retired Manufacturer. With his wife Evelina Wynn (age 57 born Birmingham). Two servants.[4]

1876 April 26th. Died. John Shepherd Cook Wynn formerly of Birmingham, General Manufacturer, but late of Westholme, Selly Oak, and who died at Westholme. Probate to Evelina Wynn, Widow, John Cook Wynn of 20 Augustus Road, Edgbaston, and William Henry Wynn of Westholme, General manufacturers and sons.

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Journal - Saturday 25 June 1836
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1871 Census